Richard K. Burdick is Professor of Statistics in the Department of Economics, College of Business, Arizona State University. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and a member of the American Society for Quality Control. Professor Burdick received the H.O. Hartley Award for Distinguished Service to the Discipline of Statistics. He served as editor for Current Index to Statistics from 1985-1989 and presently serves as associate editor of Communications in Statistics and Stats: the magazine for students of statistics.
Professor Burdick's research interests are in experimental design and linear models. More specifically, he has developed several methods for constructing confidence intervals on variance components. He has written over 20 journal articles on inference for variance components and co-authored the book "Confidence Intervals on Variance Components," with Franklin A. Graybill. He has been working recently with industrial statisticians on applications of the methods presented in this book.
Professor Burdick received his Bachelors Degree in Statistics from the University of Wyoming. He received his Masters and Doctorate degrees in Statistics from Texas A&M University.
Dr. Burdick has recently co-authored the book Applied Statistics: A First Course in Inference with Franklin Graybill and Hari Iyer. The publisher is Prentice-Hall.